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Nicolai N. Petro

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Nicolai N. Petro

Nicolai Petro is a professor of political science at the University of Rhode Island and Fulbright Research Scholar in Ukraine. His views do not reflect the views of the Fulbright Program or the US Department of State. 


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Can the referendum results be interpreted in a way that allows politicians in both Kiev and Crimea to save face? 

Unless the country embraces the ideal of cultural pluralism within one nation, crises like this one will continue to erupt.

All parties involved share responsibility for the failure of negotiations and the escalation of violence in Ukraine.